83rd anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s farewell speech

83rd anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s farewell speech

July 4th, 2022, marks the 83rd anniversary of New York Yankee Lou Gehrig’s famous farewell speech. Despite decades of research, ALS remains a devastating diagnosis. As the search for a cure and support for families continue, we remain inspired by Gehrig’s bravery, and the words from his historic 1939 speech.

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Now available: ALS Quebec’s 2018 Annual Report

Now available: ALS Quebec’s 2018 Annual Report

You are a game changer
It’s hard to win against a tough opponent like Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), but the actions you took in the past year changed the rules of the game. You changed the lives of families touched by ALS by supporting personalized programs and services for those

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Launch of the Vincent Bourque Foundation

Launch of the Vincent Bourque Foundation

Montreal, Thursday, November 15, 2018 –On this National Philanthropy Day, Vincent Bourque and his wife, Isabelle Lessard, are pleased to announce the launch of the Vincent Bourque Foundation, which they hope will help to eliminate Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) once and for all, as well as provide support to

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ALS Quebec launches Taking Care, a virtual learning environment for caregivers

ALS Quebec launches Taking Care, a virtual learning environment for caregivers

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Montreal, Thursday, November 8, 2018 – With the financial support of L’Appui national pour les proches aidants d’aînés and the collaboration of McGill University’s Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning (SCSIL), the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Society of Quebec is proud to launch the virtual

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National Caregiver Week 2018: Ten organizations are uniting their voices

National Caregiver Week 2018: Ten organizations are uniting their voices

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Montreal, October 29, 2018 – On the occasion of National Caregiver Week 2018, a dozen Quebec organizations working with caregivers are joining forces in an unprecedented effort and launching an awareness campaign under the slogan: Because we will all be caregivers.
From November 4 to 10, 2018,

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ALS community raises $100,000 at the Walk for ALS at Maisonneuve Park!

ALS community raises $100,000 at the Walk for ALS at Maisonneuve Park!

Montreal, September 25th 2018- On Sunday September 16th, over 800 participants gathered at Maisonneuve Park for the 18th edition of the Walk for ALS in Montreal in support of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Society of Quebec. Families touched by ALS, volunteers, researchers, Sabrina Cournoyer from the Salut Bonjour morning

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The ALS community joins a game changing Walk for ALS in Montreal

The ALS community joins a game changing Walk for ALS in Montreal

 
 
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Montreal, September 10th, 2018 – This Sunday September 16th, the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Society of Quebec will team up with families touched by ALS and renowned ALS researchers as part of Montreal’s 18th Walk for ALS. Over 800 participants are

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$320,000 raised by the Ride and Hike to Fight ALS

$320,000 raised by the Ride and Hike to Fight ALS

 
 
 
 
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$320,000 raised by the Ride and Hike to Fight ALS
Montreal, August 28th, 2018 – From August 24th to 26th, the 11th edition of the Ride to Fight ALS powered by TELUS Health in support of the Amyotrophic Lateral

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